Why can’t a woman be more like a…strong female character…






I’m grappling with writing a “strong female character”.   Is grappling the right word I’m looking for?  Maybe I’m hunting/wrestling/seducing/pleading/yelling/negotiating for that strong female character.   This article seems to hit me directly between the eyes with the idea – the fantasy – of the strong female character.    Maybe its not a strong female character that I’m writing…

The New York Times: A Plague of Strong Female Characters

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  • By Diane Grant, August 9, 2011 @ 5:10 pm

    I just saw the movie, Chocolat, again and was delighted all over again to see so many complex, strong female characters portrayed.

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